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Wine & Cheese Pairing: Pinot Noir

Wandering through the store yesterday we were trying to figure out a great Sunday night snack so of course I pulled Mike to the cheese section. Pinot Noir pairs perfect with Gouda and Gruyere cheese. My favorite is the combination … Continue reading

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Why Omaha, Nebraska?

This year we celebrated our five year wedding anniversary. In true Murphy fashion we decided we needed to spend the week on a roadtrip. So we started looking at the usual suspects: Nashville, Shawnee Wine Trail and Madison but nothing … Continue reading

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Traveling Murphy’s Restaurant Spotlight: Shakou Sushi

Couples no longer have to travel to Chicago to enjoy a swanky atmosphere with fancy drinks and elegant Japanese food. Shakou St. Charles is the new spot! Prices are affordable, service is great and the atmosphere is perfect for a date … Continue reading

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Recipe: Homemade Chex Mix

I have a go-to recipe when my family and friends come over to watch football, Chex Mix! This is a recipe my mother-in-law gave me because it is a favorite of my husband. Be warned this is one of those … Continue reading

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New Restaurant for Date Night: Hache Moderne Brasserie

One of our favorite date nights is trying out a new restaurant, usually this consists of us finding a place we have never been before but last week we were in for a real treat when Fox Valley Magazine invited … Continue reading

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Date Night Spot: Sergio’s Cantina

Where is my favorite place to get Street Tacos? Sergio’s Cantina in Geneva! This is actually our favorite place to get Mexican food in the Fox Valley. We start every meal with Pineapple Bacon Guacamole. We make everyone try this guacamole … Continue reading

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